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Canada's response to conflict, crises and disasters

Supporting human dignity by helping countries facing natural disasters, conflict or acute food insecurity.


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Humanitarian assistance

Learn how Canada helps during international crises and natural disasters.

Refugees and migrants

Find out how Canada supports refugees, how Canadian citizens can help and how to apply for refugee status in Canada.

Peacebuilding, stability and security

Efforts to stabilize fragile states, including through peacekeeping and the Peace and Stabilization Operations Program.

Disaster Assistance Response Team

The Disaster Assistance Response Team is one component of the Government of Canada’s toolkit to respond to natural disasters abroad.

Ongoing and past crises abroad

Canada acts quickly and appropriately when it receives requests for assistance from countries facing disasters, conflicts, or acute food insecurity.

A Global Pandemic Requires a Global Response

Report and recommendations by Special Envoy for humanitarian and refugee issues Ambassador Bob Rae.

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